Stuart Baxter resigns as South Africa coach

Image result for Stuart Baxter resigns as South Africa coachSouth Africa coach, Stuart Baxter has resigned saying it is the right time to move on with a new cycle of Africa Cup of Nations and World Cup qualifiers ahead.

His second spell in charge of Bafana Bafana comes to an end just weeks after South Africa reached the quarter-finals of the recent Nations Cup.

The campaign in Egypt included a win over the hosts in the last 16.

Bafana Bafana scraped into the last 16 despite losing two of their three group matches.

South Africa upset Egypt 1-0 only to lose after a goalkeeping blunder in the last minute to Nigeria in the quarter-final.

Baxter won 14 of 30 matches in his second stint, drawing six and losing 10.

Baxter is now the ninth coach to leave his job following the Africa Cup of Nations finals last month.

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